Africa Fellowship Program

The application period for the 2020 cohort of the World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program is now open! Deadline: August 25

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Jobs and Economic Transformation | June 16

In Benin, 17,000 young school dropouts have successfully started a business with the help of a grant and training.

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HUMAN CAPITAL PROJECT

Building human capital is important because investing in health, education, and youth skills development can help end poverty.

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Country Office Contacts

Main Office Contact
Banque Mondiale
B.P. 03-2112
Cotonou, Bénin
+229-21-30-5857
For general information and inquiries
Yao Gnona Afangbedji
Consultant
+229-21-30-5857
yafangbedji@worldbank.org
For project-related issues and complaints
beninalert@worldbank.org